Dec 17, 2012 2:00am PST
, but the niners took the lead right back on a touchdown pass. san francisco went on to beat new england, 41-34. >>> atlanta quarterback matt ryan connected on three touchdown passes as falcons handed new york giants their first regular-season shutout. >>> green bay captured their second afc title over their arch rivals chicago bears and the houston texans are nfc south champions. with a win over the indianapolis colts. >>> saturday night live changed the format of its opening this week in order to pay tribute of the victims of the sandy hook elementary school. instead of a comedy sketch, a children's choir led it with a rendition of "silent night." ♪ so tender and mild ♪ sleep in heavily peace ♪ sleep in heavenly peace #. >> it was really nice for them to start the show that way, i thought it was very thoughtful. it's hard for a show to address a story of such magnitude. >> you know, it was -- it was, you're right. it was the perfect way to do it and such a nice way to acknowledge it. it's nice to see everything coming together the way they are. >> this is first look on msnbc. stay tu
Dec 18, 2012 2:00am PST
to turn in their firearms. over two days police in oakland and san francisco received 596 guns, $200 cash was given for each gun until the cash reserve ran out forcing organizers to hand out vouchers. >>> illinois authorities charged 22 fraternity brothers with hazing crimes connected to the death of a northern illinois university freshman. 19-year-old david bogenburger died after taking part in a drinking ritual. his blood alcohol level was 0.8. >>> and michigan rescue crews rushed to save a man who fell 30 feet inside a water tower. the man suffered two broken arms and a broken nose but was hoisted safely out of the tank after spend two hours inside. >>> in sports, victor cruz on shooting victim jack pinto. cruz wrote jack pinto's name on his shoes calling him my hero after the game he talked about how he felt. >> it was emotional, man. i was fighting back tears to do it. it felt good to honor a family that was going through so much. no words to describe the type of feeling you get when a kid idolizes you so much that they want to unfortunately put him in the casket with your jersey on.
Dec 3, 2012 2:00am PST
the bears, 23-17. >>> after finishing in a tie earlier this season, st. louis and san francisco were tied in regulation. then the rams kicked a field goal in overtime for the 16-13 win over the 49ers. >>> and pittsburgh's quarterback, charlie batch, leads a fourth quarter comeback against baltimore, and the steelers kicked a field goal as time ran out for a victory over the ravens, 23-20. >>> now to college ball, notre dame number one in the bcs standings will face number two, alabama, in the national championship game january 7th in miami. number three was florida followed by oregon and kansas state. across the pond now to england, the duchess of cambridge showed off her field hockey skills at her old prep school. even though she's wearing these crazy boots with the three-inch heels, she did seem to impress the students. >>> now to pennsylvania, fans of the minor league hockey team the hershey bears set a new record at the annual teddy bear toss. a record 12,497 stuffed bears, they all rained down on the ice. they are donated to hershey children's hospital. >>> and now for another look a
Dec 24, 2012 2:00am PST
-10. >>> with one week to play the nfc picture has atlanta, san francisco, and green bay all in. the redskins host dallas next week to decide the nfc east. at the moment seattle and minnesota hold the wild cards. home fields are still up for grabs and chicago, dallas, and the new york giants still holding on to some hope. >>> in the afc now, ben roethlisberger was intercepted by cincinnati's reggie nelson who returned the ball to the 46 yard line. with only 14 seconds to play. on the next play andy dalton found a.j. green down the right side for 21 yards. josh brown's 43 yard field goal locked up a playoff birth for cincinnati with a 13-10 victory. >>> finally, the only thing left to decide in the afc is who will get a first round bye in the playoffs. either houston or denver will next week. baltimore is the fourth seed at the moment. indianapolis and cincinnati will be the wild card teams. >>> rihanna's massive donation and which "real housewives" star and her husband are calling it christ. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nu